Stockport County Manager Jim Gannon speaks to Pete Liggins ahead of this weekends game at Edgeley Park
Last month the Women and Equalities Select Committee released a report on their transgender equality inquiry.
It includes numerous recommendations to the government, such as making it easier to change gender on official documents; increasing awareness of trans issues amongst healthcare staff; and helping prevent hate crime.
Under the Rainbow has been speaking with Louie Stafford of the LGBT Foundation – about their response to the report.
February is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.
On Saturday the 6th, the Working Class Movement Library in Salford will be hosting an event about working-class men and same-sex desires in the 20th century.
It will include readings by ex-Smiths drummer Mike Joyce, and a talk by Helen Smith from the University of Lincoln. Under the Rainbow has been speaking with Helen.
Former Leader of the Council, Lord Goddard of Stockport, pays tribute to his friend and colleague, Cheadle Hulme South councillor Lenny Grice who died suddenly last week. Plus Phil Brennan of the Non League Magazine reflects on the life of five-time County manager Eric Webster. 40 years since Concorde’s first commercial flight we hear from Tony Fellows, who flew on her multiple times and now guides visitors at Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park. And would you look for love on national TV? Hannah McKeown from Offerton explains what it’s like to go on Take Me Out.
The LGBT Foundation provide many services aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of LGBT people.
Under the Rainbow has heard that they’re looking for more volunteers to assist with running those services.
The Volunteer Manager at the Foundation, Charlotte Cooke, described how crucial that help is to them.